Maze Runner Maze Runner #1 by James Dashner Science Fiction Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) It’s a life or death situation as people are doing an experiment on a big group of people. It never stops for these guys. I liked this book because it showed great emotion. Review #2 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Thomas, the main character wakes up in an elevator and has no memory of before. … Read more
Lunar Chronicles series by Marissa Meyer Adventure Fantasy Mystery Romance Science Fiction Thriller Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Get lost in the Lunar Chronicles, it’s a fun-filled and exciting adventure kind of book series. You’ll meet many new people who you’ll fall in love with. The book starts out with showing the main problem, then as the series goes on it shows how this problem came to be. Queen Levana and … Read more
The Death Cure Maze Runner #3 by James Dashner Adventure Science Fiction Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) I loved this book while sort of not liking it at the end. The book was a great wrapper upper while a terrible cliffhanger. So many main characters had died. This was my review of The Death Cure.
Son Giver series #4 by Lois Lowry Adventure Science Fiction Review #1 * * * Stars (Pretty good) Claire is assigned birth mother in her utopian community. When something goes wrong while giving birth to her first child, she is put in a situation with a yearning for her son. This book reunites characters and comes to a dramatic, thought-provoking end.
The Hunger Games Hunger Games #1 by Suzanne Collins Science Fiction Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) In a retrogressive society a male and female tribute are “reaped” to participate in a savage fight to the death like the ancient Greeks. Against all odds, Katniss and Peeta are chosen. Peeta soon realizes the inhumanity of this act and Katniss refuses to participate in many ways in this barbaric “game,” defying the hierarchy. The … Read more
Stars Above Lunar Chronicles series by Marissa Meyer Fantasy Science Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Stars Above is an amazing set of prequels and a sequel to the Lunar Chronicles series. This book shows you the background o fall the main characters. For example, how did Cinder meet Iko? Where did Scarlet get her red sweatshirt? How did Wolf react when thaumaturges came to take him for their army? How did … Read more
Nyxia Unleashed Nyxia #2 by Scott Reintgen Science Fiction * * * Stars (Pretty good) The Babel corporation has misled its young Genesis crews countless times, and now that the teens are on the alien world Eden (Magnia), they have a chance to hear another side of the story – that of Magnia’s inhabitants, the Adamites (as Babel calls them) or the Imago (as they call themselves). As the Emmett and Morning and the others … Read more
Nyxia Nyxia triad #1 by Scott Reintgen Science Fiction Suspense Thriller * * * Stars (Pretty good) When Emmett is chosen, along with 9 other young people, for Babel’s super-secret mission to planet Eden, he can’t believe his luck. The compensation – $50,000/month – will allow him to lift his parents up out of poverty and make possible his mother’s medical treatment. But first he has to survive the training phase, where he will have … Read more
The Toll Arc of a Scythe #3 by Neal Shusterman Science Fiction * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) The fates of Scythes Anastasia and Lucifer seemed sealed when they sank along with the island of Endura, but a salvage mission into those waters retrieved their deadish bodies and they were revived – 3 years later. Meanwhile, the Scythe Goddard proclaimed himself High Blade, holding dominion over all Scythes, and began changing Scythe laws and … Read more
The Giver The Giver Quartet #1 by Lois Lowry Dystopian Science Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) A boy named Jonas is chosen as a Receiver at the Ceremony of 12, and begins his training. He is a little frightful because he will have to feel pain, and in his community there is no pain, no feelings, and no color! When The Giver starts to teach him feelings, he realizes that … Read more